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Dixon, Akua / Akua's Dance
Album:Akua's Dance Collection:Jazz
Artist:Dixon, Akua Added:02/2017
Label:Akua's Music 

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Add Date:2017-03-01 Pull Date:2017-05-03 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:23 Apr16 Apr26 Mar12 Mar5 Mar
Airplays:22132

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3.Sat, 15 Apr:Old Fart
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6.Sat, 11 Mar:Old Fart
Old Fart at Play

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2017-02-20 
Dixon, Akua / Akua's Dance
Label: Akua's Music

Tom McCarter
Reviewed: 2017-02-19

Tom McCarter
Dixon, Akua
Akua's Dance
Genre: Jazz
Review: passionate cellist and her quartet play stellar contemporary jazz. "Sassy & compelling." Ron Carter and Russell Malone guest on certain tracks.
FCCs: none
If You Like: Regina Carter, Fred Katz, David Darling, Percy Heath
Favorite Tracks: (2) Dizzy's Smile (3) If My Heart Could Speak To You (7) Afrika! Afrika! (9) I'm Gonna Tell God All Of My Troubles (10) Don't Stop
Track Review: 1/ percussion starts> uptempo jam> slow fade 2/ baritone violin starts> midtempo jam slows to slow tempo & fades 3/ guitar starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 4/guitar starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 5/ bass starts> midtempo jam> quick stop 6/ guitar starts> slow tempo with female vocal> quick fade 7/ cello starts> midtempo jam> quick stop 8/ cello starts> uptempo jam> fade 9/ guitar starts> slow tempo jam> slow fade 10/ bass starts. midtempo jam> quick stop

Track Listing
1.Dream A Dream 6.Throw It Away
2.Dizzy's Smile 7.Afrika! Afrika!
3.If My Heart Could Speak To You 8.The Sweetest Taboo
4.Orion's Gait 9.I'm Gonna Tell God All Of My Troubles
5.Akua's Dance 10.Don't Stop